Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations
Authorization No. 240842-5W
September 13, 2021
Pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law Section 13-d(4), the Chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board has exercised her authority to temporarily suspend Dr. Sady Manoel Theodoro Ribeiro's authorization to treat injured workers within the New York State workers' compensation system effective September 10, 2021. Dr. Ribeiro's last known business addresses are:
Ribeiro Pain Management
335 Lennox Avenue
New York, New York 10027
23-03 31st Avenue
Astoria, New York 11106
The Chair's designee's investigation has revealed that, on or about August 25, 2021, Dr. Ribeiro was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme to obtain fraudulent insurance reimbursements and other compensation for trip-and-fall accidents.
Therefore, the Chair believes that Dr. Ribeiro may be guilty of misconduct, and that such misconduct would detrimentally affect the quality of care provided to injured workers. Dr. Ribeiro is prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers, and from conducting reviews of records regarding variance requests pursuant to 12 NYCRR § 324.3(b)(2)(ii)(a), while his authorization is temporarily suspended. Reports submitted by Dr. Ribeiro for services rendered prior to September 10, 2021, are valid but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Ribeiro for services rendered prior to September 10, 2021, should not be denied due to the suspension of his authorization.
This suspension remains in effect until further notice. Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director's Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.
Clarissa M. Rodriguez